LMM wrote:What are satin balls?
LMM wrote:Holy cow, that looks like a big batch! I'm off to look up some threads....
BullyLady wrote:Well without any bone he's going to have a SERIOUS case of the splats. Other than that, yea it will work. I would throw some chicken quarters in there as well, and then as maintenance try half kibble half raw. I'm not kidding, raw is a lifesaver for hard keepers like Sirius and Nemo.
SisMorphine wrote:I have used Satin Balls with success, in addition to puppy food, with one of my skinny fosters. Speaking of, you may want to consider feeding puppy food to Nemo since it is calorically more dense than regular adult. I may also look into foods with a high quality grain, like millet, to help put on weight.
mnp13 wrote:Did you look into "Hair on a Doorknob" as well? That made Riggs into a little porker with a fantastic coat.
LMM wrote:I know that! LOL At first I thought I was reading the recipe for BARF burgers
TheRedQueen wrote:Yes, they'll work. I have yet to have Satin Balls fail (well, one case...but that's still out for testing)
Here's my site with the Satin Balls recipe...I copied it to my site, so I couldn't lose it...it's half and quarter batches.
http://www.red-rover.biz/ripleysrecipes ... cipes.html
I just made some Satin Balls a few months ago to get some weight back on Score fast, he just dropped a ton all of a sudden. Within days, he was gaining weight.
They're balanced...and have so much fiber and such, that they rarely get diarrhea from them.
TheRedQueen wrote:I have had only one dog turn their nose up at Satin Balls, it does appear to kick-start the appetite also...
They stink...but the dogs love that.
katiek0417 wrote:I'm afraid of not following the recipe (i.e., using cashew butter instead of peanut butter)...do you think it would still work if we use cashew butter? Does anyone know if cashews are bad for dogs?
Why do I have this awful feeling of deja vu? Oh, wait, yeah, that's right, I had weight problems with Cy!
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